Through a cooperative agreement between BJA and Impact Justice

List of Certified Auditors

Additional names will be listed as pending certifications are finalized.

Auditors submitted the bio information found below. The National PREA Resource Center posted only those bios from certified auditors who consented and made only minor spelling, punctuation, and grammar changes.  

If your facility or agency is seeking a DOJ-certified PREA auditor to conduct an audit, you may browse the list below to find an auditor to contact. If you are interested in forwarding a PREA audit request for proposal (RFP) to all certified auditors, the PRC will distribute the document to all certified auditors. To utilize this service, please submit a Contact Us form here.

Please note, the PRC will only distribute material related to requests for bids to conduct audits. We will not contact all auditors or groups of auditors for any other reason.

Certified Auditors

Robin
Bagby
Des Moines, IA
Date Certified
Certification
Adult Facilities

Robin Bagby is currently an Assistant Inspector General of the Iowa Department of Corrections and has served in this capacity for three years. Previously served as the Assistant Deputy Director of Corrections Western Region and was an Associate Warden of Treatment at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women for 15 years. Robin has been a Probation/Parole Officer, Community Treatment Coordinator, and Treatment Services Director during her 30 years with the Iowa Department of Corrections.

Darin
Baker
Carson City, NV
Date Certified
Certification
Adult Facilities

Darin is currently an investigator for the Office of the Inspector General for the Nevada Department of Corrections (DOC) and has been with the department for nine years. Previously, he worked with adolescents with substance abuse and addiction-related issues for three years.

Date Recertified
Christopher
Baker
Paterson, NJ
Date Certified
Certification
Adult Facilities

Chris is currently an officer with the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office in New Jersey, where he has been an active member of the department since 2005. He is currently assigned to the Policy and Compliance Division, where he oversees a federal consent order, manages and creates county jail policies and procedures, and ensures that accreditation standards are maintained. Chris is also the PREA coordinator for his agency.

Jeffrey
Baney
Midlothian, TX
Date Certified
Certification
Adult Facilities

Jeff is currently employed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) as a regional correctional programs administrator. Jeff has served as a regional PREA coordinator tasked with providing technical assistance to 19 federal facilities, including male and female facilities and detention centers. Jeff previously served as an associate warden, executive assistant, and camp administrator with the BOP.

Debra
Banks
Drakesboro, KY
Date Certified
Certification
Adult Facilities

Debra is currently the PREA compliance and ACA accreditation manager and a trained PREA investigator with the Kentucky DOC at the Green River Correctional Complex, where she has worked for over 12 years. She was previously a correctional officer, sergeant, and lieutenant. She served over five years in the Internal Affairs department as the supervisor and assistant supervisor.

Tanya
Banks
Wilmington, DE
Date Certified
Certification
Juvenile Facilities

Tanya is assistant superintendent for Ferris School for Boys, a maximum-security level V institution in Delaware. In this position, she is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the facility. Tanya has been employed with Delaware’s Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Families for 14+ years. She has worked as the program manager for a level IV girl’s institution and as a juvenile probation officer, and she taught courses in the adult prison system in Pennsylvania.

Brandy
Baptiste
Austin, TX
Date Certified
Certification
Juvenile Facilities

Brandy is the manager of Accreditation and Compliance for Travis County Juvenile Probation Department in Austin, Texas. She is the department’s designated PREA coordinator, lead investigator and policy coordinator. Brandy has 20 years of experience in the juvenile justice field and has served in various capacities, including juvenile detention officer, training and education coordinator, administrative supervisor, and compliance officer.

Dawn
Barber
Newport News, VA
Date Certified
Certification
Adult Facilities
Juvenile Facilities

Dawn is currently the director of the Newport News Department of Juvenile Services, a 110-bed secure residential facility in Virginia. She accepted the position of director in 2011 following her retirement from the CALEA Accredited Newport News Police Department after 25 years of service. She also serves as a lieutenant commander, naval intelligence officer, in the US Navy Reserve.

Tammy
Barbetto
Oakwood, VA
Date Certified
Certification
Adult Facilities

Tammy is currently an institutional operations manager and Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) compliance manager at a maximum security, adult male institution in the Virginia Department of Corrections. She has also held the position of institutional ombudsman. Prior to Tammy’s career with the Virginia Department of Corrections, she was employed as a paralegal.

Date Recertified
John
Barkley
Columbia, SC
Date Certified
Certification
Adult Facilities

John is currently the PREA coordinator for the South Carolina Department of Corrections and was hired as the first PREA Coordinator for the department in August 2012. He has been with the Agency since 1994. Previously, he was an associate warden at a maximum security prison, and prior to that post, he was the South Carolina Department of Corrections public information officer. In 2015 John was selected by DOJ as one of 48 Auditors to participate in the Field Training Audit Program where a mock audit was completed and the auditors work was critiqued.

Date Recertified